Romantic Danube River Cruise


Romantic Danube June 16-23, 2017
with Blue Horizon Travel (Optional 3 nights Prague)

Join Diane & Blue Horizon Travel on a leisurely 8 day journey from Budapest to Nuremberg, traveling through 3 countries, encountering the grand cities and quaint villages along the celebrated Danube River on the Viking Var. Explore both sides of Hungary’s capital – Buda and Pest. Experience Vienna’s imperial architecture and gracious culture, tour riverside towns in Austria’s Wachau Valley. In Germany, explore a baroque cathedral the stroll cobbled streets or Europe. Learn about local legends, and understand why Strauss immortalized Blue Danube in his famous melody.

(Included in per person price listed below – double occ)

River View w/French Balcony $3,774 pp: River View w/private verandah $4,174 pp
Other categories available based on availability – air available from major gateways

$500 per person deposit required
Extend your cruise with an optional Prague post cruise
hotel package Price $799 per person (double occupancy)


  • 8-day cruise with river-view stateroom
  • 6 guided tours with audio headset
  • All meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners, featuring regional specialties and including Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Visit 4 UNESCO Sites
  • All port charges
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)

Day 1 – Budapest
Embark your Viking ship, free time

Day 2 – Budapest
City tour of “Buda” & “Pest” including a stop at Heroe’s Square, Fisherman’s Bastion and St. Matthias Church

Day 3 – Vienna
Panoramic city tour featuring the Ringstrasse & St. Stephan’s Cathedral; afternoon at leisure; optional classical concert

Day 4 – Danube River
Cruising the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO Site Melk Benedictine abbey tour with library & frescoes

Day 5 – Passau
Walking tour, organ concert & free time

Day 6 – Regensburg
Walking tour through medieval city center & free time

Day 6 – Kelheim
Optional Danube Girge & Weltenberg

Day 7 – Main-Danube Canal
Scenic cruising through this engineering marvel

Day 7 – Nuremberg
City tour & guided walk to Market Square or optional WWII history tour; free time

Day 8 – Nuremberg
Disembark your Viking ship

Extend your cruise with an optional 3 nights in Prague
June 23 – 26, 2017 for $799 per person (dbl occ)

Discover the Czech Republic’s vibrant capital, the “City of a Hundred Spires.” Tour Hradcany Castle and its palaces, churches and museums; visit Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral; and stroll along Charles Bridge. Explore Prague’s Jewish heritage in the Jewish Quarter and encounter local culture in Wenceslas Square. Three nights in First Class Art Nouveau Palace Hotel Prague (or similar) daily breakfasts, guided city tour and all transfers between your ship and hotel are included along with the services of a Viking host.

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